Express IT: Defeat e-mail overload

Are you suffering from a serious case of e-mail overload? Sure, social networking has been added to the messaging mix on the Internet, but let's face it- that's only added more messages to

Published on: September 23rd, 2011 Christine Wong

Microsoft Outlook: 5 catastrophes and how to fix them

You use Microsoft Outlook to manage your email, yourappointments, your contacts, and your to-do lists. In other words, youuse it to manage your work life. So when this program doesn't behave the way

Published on: August 24th, 2011 Lincoln Spector

Top 3 unified communications vendors ranked by SMBs

Ease of installation, effortless integration, trouble-free management, and straight forward and competitive pricing. These are what small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) shopping for a unified communications (UC) system say they are looking

Published on: August 4th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Sophisticated polymorphic malware is on the rise

By Paul Wood Recent research from the July 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report found cyber criminals are more aggressive than ever before when it comes to spreading malware over e-mail using more sophisticated polymorphic

Published on: August 3rd, 2011 Paul Wood

Canadian Pharmacy spam returns with ‘wiki’ spin

Pharmaceutical spam messages have been some of the most commonly used in spam attacks over the past several years. Canada has featured quite prominently in terms of this spam output due to the

Published on: July 6th, 2011 Paul Wood

Students get free cloud collaboration suite from Microsoft

E-mail and online collaboration used to be problematic for many students at the University of Toronto, but thanks to a recent partnership with Microsoft Canada the post-secondary learners will have access to a

Published on: June 8th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Gmail passwords stolen using Flash exploit

Adobe today confirmed that the Flash Player bug it patched Sunday is being used to steal login credentials of Google's Gmail users.The vulnerability was patched yesterday in an "out-of-band," or emergency update. The

Published on: June 7th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Back up your Web mail account

Yes, we know--it's hard enough to remember to back up your desktop, your laptop, your smartphone, and your tablet, and now we want you to think about backing up your cloud-based e-mail account,

Published on: March 14th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Canadian Pharmacy spam disappears to relief of legit firm

Legitimate businesses often confused with spammers are getting some relief as spam volumes dipped by about 50 billion messages per day during the last half of December, according to a new report.Spam volumes

Published on: January 28th, 2011 Luke Bailey

Gmail Backup offers free email protection

Getting your e-mail out of the cloud is often a good idea, whether it's to hedge against data loss or to meet archiving or indexing goals. Although a standard POP3/IMAP e-mail program (such

Published on: December 23rd, 2010 Ian Harac

Whatever happened to these once mighty five Websites?

The Internet generation is stunningly disloyal. Brands mean very little to us. Our parents might never have bought anything other than a Ford car, or a Westinghouse refrigerator, but we switch online services

Published on: November 26th, 2010 Keir Thomas

Spammers can be quite creative

By Mathew Nisbet Spammers will try anything to get their spam past your filters and into your inbox. We've seen many tricks involving random text hidden in the body, use of images, a

Published on: November 19th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Facebook’s new messaging platform has built-in Office Web Apps

Killing recent rumors that it's launching an e-mail killer, Facebook today unveiled a new messaging system that will envelope e-mail, instant messages, Facebook messages and SMS. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched what he

Published on: November 16th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Gmail guide: power tips to optimize Google’s Web mail

A long time ago, most people who used webmail were cybercafe-frequenting, patchouli-scented trustafarians backpacking through Europe. Just about everybody else used a real e-mail client that ran on the desktop.But times change. With

Published on: November 5th, 2010 Mitch Wagner